Attendance Works on ESSA and Fighting Chronic Absenteeism

Attendance Works on ESSA and Fighting Chronic Absenteeism

September 1, 2018

This new report from Attendance Works says that the inclusion of chronic absence in ESSA “was a watershed moment that made this metric an integral component of efforts to help students succeed in school and later in life.” It examines the “scale, scope and concentration of chronic absence in schools throughout the nation,” discusses how to leverage chronic absenteeism data to implement solutions and recommends “steps that key stakeholders—at the school, district and state level—can take to support a data-driven approach to reducing chronic absence.”

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